"To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent - that is to triumph over old age."
Thomas Bailey Aldrich
"Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm... As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others."
"Because time itself is like a spiral, something special happens on your birthday each year: The same energy that God invested in you at birth is present once again."
Menachem Mendel Schneerson
"Middle age is when you've met so many people that every new person you meet reminds you of someone else."
"You were born an original. Don't die a copy."
"From our birthday, until we die, is but the winking of an eye."
William Butler Yeats
"The old believe everything; the middle-aged suspect everything; the young know everything."
Every year that I get older I realize I know more about myself now than I did a year ago. Getting older means, becoming the person you are meant to be.
Julie Hebert, Birthday Wishes, Quotes
"All the world is birthday cake, so take a piece, but not too much."
"You're not getting older, you're getting better."
"God created you in a unique special kind of way. . . so that is why I believe that you are a very special person!"
Source: Birthday Traditions, What To Write In A Birthday Card
"A man is getting old when he walks around a puddle instead of through it."
R. C. Ferguson
"When you turn thirty, a whole new thing happens: you see yourself acting like you parents."
"Age is not measured by years. Nature does not equally distribute energy. Some people are born old and tired while others are going strong at seventy."
"My mother is going to have to stop lying about her age because pretty soon I'm going to be older than she is."
"Everything I know I learned after I was thirty."
"New Year's Day is every man's birthday."
"To me old age is 15 years older than I am."
Bernard M. Baruch
"To know how to grow old is the master work of wisdom, and one of the most difficult chapters in the great art of living."
Henri Frederic Amiel